Entries under "Truck Driver"

Toll: The OBU gets dumber

March 5th, 2018 (No Comments)

On 1 July, the network of toll roads will be extended. Toll operator Toll Collect states that the electronic devices in the vehicle can then no longer have the road network on board. The effort is too big. But then the route statement disappears from the display.

Diesel driving bans: Court decision with far-reaching consequences

March 1st, 2018 (No Comments)

The Federal Administrative Court (BVerG) has decided that diesel driving bans in cities can be a tried and tested means of meeting the required limits. Whether this can lead to supply shortages, remains to be seen, because even here, the court points to a proportionate action.

Skilled labor shortage in logistics: Why does nobody want to do the job?

January 29th, 2018 (No Comments)

Logistics is becoming Germany’s super industry. It is the heart of the producing and consuming society. And yet around 57,000 jobs are currently vacant. Guest author Yeliz Kavak-Küstner looks for causes and shows practical solutions.

The digital tachograph gets smarter

January 23rd, 2018 (No Comments)

At the Nutzfahrzeugkongress (commercial vehicle congress) in Berlin, Continental provided insights into the world of the new digital tachograph. One thing is clear: everything will be easier for inspectors.

New app for truck drivers for digital pre-trip-inspection

June 2nd, 2017 (No Comments)

The pre-trip-inspection is obligatory for truck drivers before each trip. But the testing tour around the vehicle before the start also helps to detect defects and breakdown potential already before the wheels are rolling. With a new app, the pre-trip-inspection can now be carried out digitally on Android devices.

Police Münster is launching a prevention campaign for more traffic safety

October 10th, 2016 (No Comments)

For more traffic safety, the Münster police station has launched a prevention campaign in the urban area and on the highways around Münster, in order to sensitize the road users to the dangersFor more traffic safety, the Münster police station has launched a prevention campaign in the urban area and on the highways around Münster, in order to sensitize the road users to the dangers of road diversions. Our guest writer, Christoph Becker, Chief of Police, reports.